SEATTLE ART MUSEUM: Deardorf-Peterson Group
from Earshot Jazz: In this Art of Jazz presentation, bassist Chuck Deardorf and guitarist and composer Dave Peterson, educators at Cornish College for 25 years and major fixtures in the Northwest jazz scene, join colleagues Rich Cole (sax), Bill Anschell (piano) and John Bishop (drums), Thursday, April 11, 5:30pm, at the Seattle Art Museum. “Veteran pals deliver a quintessential mainstream Seattle session: relaxed, light on its feet, gregarious,” Mark Fefer wrote for Seattle Weekly, about sessions following the release of their Origin debut, Portal, with compositions by Dave Peterson. Admission is free.
1300 First Avenue, Seattle,  5:30 PM

TULA’S JAZZ CLUB: Steve Messick’s Endemic Ensemble
2214 Second Avenue, 206-443-4221, 7:30pm

JAZZ ALLEY: The Gypsy Allstars feat. The Gipsy Kings Family
2033 6th Ave, 206-441-9729, 7:30pm & 9:30pm

COPPER GATE: Jon Alberts, Jeff Johnson & Tad Britton
6301 24th Ave NW, 206-706-3292, 8:00pm

VITO’S: Jennifer Zienzle and Friends
927 9th Ave, Seattle, 206-682-2695, 8:00pm

BOXLEY’S: Hans Brehmer
101 West North Bend Way, North Bend, WA, 425-292-9307, 7:00pm

BARCA: Adam Kessler / Phil Sparks Trio
1510 11th Avenue, Seattle, (206) 325-8263, 9:00pm

THE ROYAL ROOM: Dave Ellis CD Release Party
5000 Rainier Avenue South, 8:00pm

7pm – Chris Johansen Quartet, with Chris Johansen (tenor saxophone), Bob Hammer (piano), Nate Parker (bass) and Ray Price (drums)
9pm – Don Cody and Wes Weddell
1707 NW Market Street, Seattle, 206-789-1621

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